PRESS DIGEST- Canada- June 17
June 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
* The leadership of Newfoundland and Labrador's governing Progressive Conservatives was thrown into a tailspin on Monday after the man who had a clear path to becoming the province's next premier suddenly dropped out of politics. Frank Coleman, 60, said he decided to leave public life because of a "significant and challenging family matter." (link.reuters.com/ket22w)
* Progressive Conservative MPPs said they did not receive advance notice of Tim Hudak's controversial pledge to axe 100,000 public-sector jobs, with some blaming his platform for getting the party thumped by the Liberals in last week's election. (link.reuters.com/pet22w)
Reports in the business section: